Category: Mobile Operator

EU, China Sign Landmark 5G Telecommunications Deal

The European Union (EU) on Monday announced that it has signed a key fifth generation (5G) telecommunication system agreement with China, a move aimed to seek an edge in the global digital competitiveness. “Both parties are committed to reciprocity and openness in terms of access to 5G networks research funding, market access as well as […]

SMS-Based Investment Scams

Concerned over a spurt in investment scams perpetrated through SMSes, WhatsApp and social media, Sebi has beefed up its surveillance on such platforms and is seeking greater cooperation from the mobile and Internet service providers, as well as banks, to nail the culprits. The market trading activities have seen a major upsurge in recent months, […]

Telcos Oppose Trai Proposal to Compensate Users for Call Drops

Telecom operators have opposed telecom regulator Trai’s proposal to compensate users for call drops even as consumers backed it strongly. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) had earlier this month floated a consultation paper seeking public comments on a proposal suggesting service providers should compensate mobile subscribers for call drops and poor quality of […]

Over 55,000 Villages to Get Mobile Coverage by 2018, Says Official

Government will provide mobile connectivity to 55,669 uncovered villages across the country by 2018. According to a Communications Ministry official as part of the Digital India programme, 55,669 villages that do not have mobile coverage till now will be connected during 2014-18. The official added that mobile services to uncovered villages will be provided in […]